Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Feb 23, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 260 pages
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Supporting Sucking Skills in Breastfeeding Infants, Second Edition is the essential resource for healthcare professionals working with new mothers and infants. Using a skills approach, it focuses on normal sucking function in addition to anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, prematurity, and mild neurological deficits. Completely updated and revised with new photos and images, this edition contains a new chapter, “Hands in Support of Breastfeeding: Manual Therapy.” Written by an internationally renowned IBCLC and deliberately multidisciplinary, it provides the entire team with both the research background and clinical strategies necessary to help infants with successful sucking and feeding.
 

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This book is written for health professionals as a way to better educate them on the intricacies of breastfeeding a baby, especially those with sucking problems. While most of the information in the ... Read full review

Contents

Breastfeeding Normal Sucking and Swallowing
1
Breastfeeding and Perinatal Neuroscience
43
Why Johnny Cant Suck Impact of Birth Practices on Infant Suck
59
How Infants Learn to Feed
83
They Can Do It You Can Help Building Breastfeeding Skill and Confidence in Mother and Helper
105
The Goldilocks Problem Milk Flow That Is Not Too Fast Not Too Slow but Just Right
149
Breastfeeding Preterm Infants
171
The Influence of Anatomic and Structural Issues on Sucking Skills
197
Minimally Invasive Treatment for Posterior TongueTie The Hidden TongueTie
243
Hands in Support of Breastfeeding Manual Therapy
253
Sensory Integration and Breastfeeding
285
Neurological Issues and Breastfeeding
305
Therapeutic Positioning for Breastfeeding
359
Counseling Mothers of Infants with Feeding Difficulties
379
Index
395
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